Robots to the Rescue: Racing Through Our Blood to Cure Disease

This OZY original series brings to you Medical Breakthroughs – and the people behind them – that could change how doctors treat us, find fixes to today’s diseases and make our lives truly better. David Zarrouk carefully places the tiny robot into a cleaned-up pig intestine on his table, and flips on the switch. About […]

Risky Thailand cave rescue relied on talent, luck—and on sticking to the rules

Enlarge (credit: Getty / Aurich Lawson) Last week, the world was riveted by the successful rescue of a youth soccer team as they and their coach were pulled out of a flooded cave in Thailand. The team had been stranded on a narrow rock shelf in the dark for two weeks, the way out blocked […]

Australian divers who helped rescue the Thai soccer team from a cave will receive civilian honors

Facebook The two Australian divers that helped rescue the 12 members of a Thai soccer team and their coach will receive civilian honors. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said arrangements for honoring Richard Harris and Craig Challen were already underway. Harris medically assessed each boy prior to their rescue and was the last person to leave after the boys […]

Diver in Thai cave rescue says the bravest boys were likely rescued first

Channel News Asia/Screenshot An Australian diver who helped rescue 12 Thai soccer players and their coach from a flooded cave said it was likely the bravest boys were rescued first. It was previously reported the weakest boys came out first. But diver Craig Challen said the decision was not made by medical experts, and instead […]

Meghan Markle: Watch how Prince Harry comes to his wife’s rescue after boy pulls her hair

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry visited Dublin, Ireland yesterday on an official visit. The visit wasn’t without its hiccups, as the Duchess of Sussex was tested when a little boy pulled on her hair. However, the pair used the situation as an opportunity to show off their kindness and remarkable teamwork. In the video, a […]

Floating whales, apple picking, and kitten rescue: how this VR therapist helps people conquer fear of heights

Oxford VR Oxford VR, a spin-out company of Oxford University, has developed an automated virtual reality programme which can help people conquer their fear of heights. The programme features a virtual therapist called Nic, who coaches people through various challenges like picking apples or rescuing a cat from a tree. The results of the first […]

Director of ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ is making a movie about the Thai cave rescue and promised that it won’t be a ‘white wash

Warner Bros. The director of “Crazy Rich Asians” is in talks to make a movie about the rescue of 12 boys and their coach who were rescued from a Thai cave. Jon M. Chu has pledged to make a film that won’t be a “white wash,” indicating Asian actors would be front and center of […]

Boys recovering in hospital after Thai cave rescue doing well, health officials say

As ecstatic relatives watched and waved from behind a glass barrier, the 12 boys and their coach rescued from deep within a flooded cave in Thailand made the V-for-Victory sign from their beds in a hospital isolation ward where they are recovering from the 18-day ordeal.

First video of Thai soccer team since their rescue shows them waving as they recover in hospital

Thai Govt Public Relations Dept via Twitter The first clips of the Thai soccer team recovering in hospital have been broadcast at a celebratory press conference. They can be seen wearing face masks and hospital gowns in their sterilized unit. Their parents can also be seen waving to them on the other side of a […]